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Sports Medicine

If you’re injured during physical activity for sports, work or recreation, find excellent outpatient care from the UHS Sports Medicine Program at UHS. We’ll help you get back in action as safely and quickly as possible.

Comprehensive Sports Medicine Services

Count on UHS for any sports medicine service you need, such as:

  • Expert injury evaluations, including advanced diagnostic procedures
  • Posture assessments that identify ways you can perform better and prevent injuries
  • Counseling on nutritional supplements
  • Injury immobilization (brace, cast, sling or splint)
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Surgery, including cartilage restoration, ligament reconstruction and hand surgery
  • Sports performance gym coming October 2016 - Vestal Parkway at the center of the UHS Comprehensive Ortho Center

Concussion Center

When you or your child experiences a concussion or other mild traumatic brain injury, turn to the UHS Concussion Center for multidisciplinary care. Neuropsychologists, physical therapists, rehabilitation specialists and sports medicine experts will assess your condition and help you recover.

Conditions We Treat

Rely on UHS for treatment of many conditions common among athletes, such as:

  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dislocations – Dr. Lissy on knee dislocation (video)
  • Fractures
  • Knee injuries, including ACL tears – Dr. Lissy on ACL injuries (video) and articular cartilage (video)
  • Low back pain
  • Overuse injuries, including jumper’s knee, Little League elbow and shin splints
  • Patella (kneecap) injuries – Dr. Lissy on knee instability (video)
  • Pulled muscles
  • Rotator cuff injury – Dr. Gallagher on rotator cuffs (video)
  • Snapping hip syndrome
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stingers
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Torn meniscus – Dr. Lissy on meniscus tear repair (video) and meniscus transplant surgery (video)

Your Sports Medicine Team

UHS doctors include physicians who are fellowship trained in sports medicine, meaning they’ve received extensive education in diagnosing and treating athletic injuries. You’ll benefit from the experience of our sports medicine specialists, some of whom serve as university sports team physicians and have cared for Olympic athletes.

Upcoming Lectures

  • May
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The UHS Sports Medicine Program specializes in diagnosing and treating orthopedic and sports-related injuries.
  • May
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Surgeons, physicians, rehabilitation specialists, certified athletic trainers and others present monthly on the latest in orthopedic and sports medicine.

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